The WSCPA's goal is to provide members with the most current news and advocacy resources. Find news and updates on a variety of issues such as legislation, proposals, and changes to regulation here on the WSCPA advocacy blog, All Things Advocacy.

All Things Advocacy

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    WSCPA Advocates for Businesses and Practitioners on Schedules K-2, K-3

    by WSCPA | Feb 28, 2022
    On Thursday, February 24, the AICPA and 52 state CPA societies sent a letter to Assistant Treasury Secretary Lily Batchelder and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig regarding widespread concerns on the Schedules K-2 and K-3 reporting.
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  • IRS Pauses Some Automated Notices

    by Mike Nelson | Feb 11, 2022
    On February 9, the IRS announced that it would suspend notices and letters for unfiled returns and unpaid balances. The IRS said it was doing this in recognition of the fact that the returns may have, in fact, been filed but not yet processed due to the agency’s significant backlog.
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    WSCPA Applauds Lawmakers for Signing Bipartisan Letter Calling for Taxpayer and Tax Preparer Relief from the IRS

    by WSCPA | Feb 02, 2022
    The launch of income tax filing season last week comes as taxpayers and preparers are already feeling frustration with the IRS over unprocessed prior year returns and unanswered correspondence. The Washington Congressional delegation signed a letter to Secretary Yellen and Commissioner Rettig requesting that the IRS consider specific measures to bring immediate relief to taxpayers and reduce the backlog during this tax filing season.
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  • Long Term Care Trust Act Officially Delayed

    by Mike Nelson | Jan 27, 2022
    A package of two bills to delay and expand exemptions for the Long Term Care Trust Act (Long Term Care Act) were signed by Governor Inslee today, Thursday, January 27.
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  • Proposed Changes at the IRS

    by Mike Nelson | Jan 18, 2022
    AICPA and other members of the Taxpayer Relief Coalition have sent a letter to the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committee members regarding the considerable delays in response from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the challenges getting ahold of them.
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